Developing the GSI standard
The GSI Project is focused on developing a standard for measuring the impact of major sporting events.
A GSI Steering Committee (GSI-SC) comprising strategic partners has been created to coordinate the development of the project, to identify the key elements of a major sporting event and to agree the standard definitions that will formulate the GSI Methodology.
The committee comprises representatives from Sportcal, the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF), the International Association of Event Hosts (IAEH), academics and commercial partners.
From this core group, three Working Groups (GSI-WG) have been formed with the aims to identify the key elements of each pillar of the GSI Model and to produce a standard set of definitions for each element or indicator within each pillar.
The three GSI-WGs are: